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21-1272.


21-1272.
   
                               UNLAWFUL CARRY
                                      
   It shall be unlawful for any person to carry upon or about his or her
   person, or in a purse or other container belonging to the person, any
   pistol, revolver, shotgun or rifle whether loaded or unloaded or any
   dagger, bowie knife, dirk knife, switchblade knife, spring-type knife,
   sword cane, knife having a blade which opens automatically by hand
   pressure applied to a button, spring, or other device in the handle of
   the knife, blackjack, loaded cane, billy, hand chain, metal knuckles,
   or any other offensive weapon, whether such weapon be concealed or
   unconcealed, except this section shall not prohibit:
   
   1. The proper use of guns and knives for hunting, fishing, educational
   or recreational purposes;
   
   2. The carrying or use of weapons in a manner otherwise permitted by
   statute or authorized by the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act, Section 1290.1
   et seq. of this title; or
   
   3. The carrying, possession and use of any weapon by a peace officer
   in the performance of official duties and in compliance with the rules
   of the employing agency. Any person convicted of violating the
   foregoing provision shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable as
   provided in Section 1276 of this title.
   

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